Collett modified Hall 4-6-0 no. 7925 Westol Hall in execrable condition and on goods duties at Patney & Chirton in september 1965. By this time during the closing of the steam era on the Western Region the removal of anything that could be removed from locos was commonplace but at least this one still has its smokebox number plate. If the date is correct then 7925 was an 86B Newport Ebbw Junction engine but would move to 81F Didcot in the November folowed by withdrawal the next month.
[Mike Morant collection]